Dr. Rutula Sonawane

Speciality: Pain Management

Designation: Consultant - Pain Management

  • Pune


Dr. Rutula has worked for Oncology and Non-oncology patients. The work involved outpatient and inpatient palliative care at a tertiary cancer care centre, and also Home-Care for both adult and paediatric patients.


  • Since 2021, starting from Tata memorial, she has worked in many reputed institutes and hospitals.
Special Interest
  • Pain Management
  • Non- oncology Palliative Care
  • Paediatric Palliative Care
Research Publications
  • Case Report: Intramedullary Spinal Cord Metastases of Malignant Melanoma: A Rare Case Report on Paraplegia in Palliative Care, Indian Journal of Palliative Care, 2019 /Vol 25/Issue 3
  • Prevalence and Characteristics of Pathological Fractures in Patients Referred to Specialist Palliative Care: A Retrospective Study From India, American Journal of Hospice & Palliative Medicine, 2024, Vol.0(0) 1–8
  • Semiotics of ICU Physicians' Views on End-of-life Care and Quality of Dying in a Critical Care Setting: A Qualitative Study, Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine, 2024 May;28(5):424-435
  • Best Group Protocol in CREDO 2020 titled- Is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy with routine Counselling more Effective for Body Image Dysfunction in patients with Advanced Head and Neck Cancer.
    • Life member of Indian Association of Palliative Care
    Day: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
    Timing: 6pm to 8pm
    * Timings are subjected to change in case of emergency & unforeseen situations.

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